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Best Albums of 2009: #30 to #21

Part three of five finds an even mixture of debuts and veteran releases that made a mark in 2009.
 
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Cymbals Eat Guitars

All bands have to start somewhere, and for Cymbals Eat Guitars it was as a high school band that dabbled mostly in Weezer covers (from their first two albums, fortunately). Listening to the music of Cymbals Eat Guitars in their...

 
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Best Albums of 2008: #40 to #31

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Nights Out With Metronomy

Some claim that technology dilutes originality and ambition, providing convenient sources to information that would otherwise be obtained through more arduous methods requiring a uniquely resourceful approach. While I do not di...

 
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Gentleman Jesse and His Men

One of the most appealing aspects of power-pop is the ability it has to remain untainted in a world where stylistic alteration is often inevitable. While some may argue that the genreā€™s apparent lack of stylistic ambition is th...
 
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The Black Hollies Cast Their Shadows

You could probably call it some sort of complementary bias, but I tend to be more selective when choosing which bands to feature from New Jersey. I guess it just comes down to tough love, as I would never want an artist who lin...

 
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Comfortable Fujifabric for a Teenager

Though such a statement may ring of dramatized pessimism, it is near impossible for a Japanese band to find a substantial following in the west. Unless you count the bilingual listeners who specialize exclusively in the languag...
 
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Minipop Think Big

Rewind back to the mid 1990s. Though the previously bustling style of grunge was beginning to fade out, explosive alternative-rock was in full form. With stateside bands like Smashing Pumpkins and Pearl Jam finding success alon...

 
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Joe Henry: A Timeless Musical Entrepreneur

After posting about a few new artists who were fresh on the scene with inexperience with nothing but hefty ambitions in their pockets, I figured a change of pace would do us all some good. This leads us to Joe Henry – the...
 
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Gerald Collier Shares Unreleased Covers, Demos, and B-Sides

I suppose that you could say that Gerald Collier is aware of what most men want. On the cover of his newest release, How Can There Be Another Day?, is a photo of a young woman who is in the complete nude, sensually lounged back...